AmberMac Archive: ios

Top Holiday Helper Apps for 2017

It’s that time of year again when we’re all juggling a million different personal and professional tasks. To make this season a little bit easier, here are five apps that can help you with everything from making a better to-do list, tracking your shopping orders, sending Santa to a new… Read More

App Review: Prodigy Game

by Amber Mac & Gamer Zookeeper Lots of kids love math, but some need a little extra encouragement to discover how fun math can be. My son (AKA Gamer Zookeeper) is now in Grade 3 and is diving into patterns, division, and multiplication. Like most students, he learns best through… Read More

Upgrading to iOS 11 for your iPhone & iPad

After a long summer of beta-testing, Apple has now released iOS 11 to the masses. Here are some things you’ll want to know about before you upgrade. Features As usual, the design has been updated, but the new iOS has a slew of other changes, too, including: new control center… Read More

TheOtherMac: Siri Speaker, New iPads, and iOS 11 at Apple’s WWDC17

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference keynote usually brings more under-the-hood info than a lot of people are interested in, so we’ve boiled Tim Cook’s keynote down to a few key areas so you don’t have to wade through a two-and-a-half hour video to find the best bits (heads up, the… Read More

#TheFeed: Gamevice’s Phillip Hyun on iPhone gaming

TF092: On this week’s episode of #TheFeed, Michael and I chat with Josh Wright from Catalyst about the latest trends from the accessories market, including his company’s glow-in-the-dark strap for your Apple Watch. We also speak to Chuz Founder & CEO Eirini Schlosser about how her new app lets millenials… Read More

5 Best Santa Tracking Apps for 2016

When I was a little girl growing up in rural Prince Edward Island, I remember cozying up to the radio on Christmas Eve to track Santa’s world wide tour. Today, kids have a number of ways to stay on top of the jolly fellow’s whereabouts that include space satellites, live… Read More

Scotiabank My Mobile Wallet & More

Thanks so much to Scotiabank for sponsoring the AmberMac Holiday Guide. Here are a few of their products that you should check out (see my video at the bottom for more details)… My Mobile Wallet (Android users) Scotiabank’s My Mobile Wallet allows customers to securely store their Scotiabank… Read More

Holiday Grocery Shopping List App

If you want to make your holiday grocery shopping a little easier, check out the free OurGroceries shopping list app for iOS and Android. Grocery spending during the holiday season is on the rise, according to a recent study from Acosta. In fact, according to their research, more… Read More

Pokemon GO’s Popularity & Parent’s Guide

Pokemon GO has had an amazing launch, with more than 30 million people having already downloaded the game – and there are a couple of reasons that may be good. One thing I love about Pokemon GO is that it gets people outside and can help them be more active,… Read More

Apple goes Snapchat & More From WWDC

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) brought a slew of announcements for features available now to developers and to the broader public this Fall (you can get access to some in July through Apple’s beta program), including a few surprises. Here are five areas where I see the most interesting changes. Read More